Weekend events


The Art of Living Foundation is organising free yoga workshop on April 7 at Marina Beach, near Gandhi Statue. For participation please call 94440 70286, 94444 06113.


Sari utsav by Saanskrutie. On display are cotton, kotta, silks, gajji silks, Georgette, chiffon, silk kotta saris. The exhibition is on from March 29 to April 10 at its store in 77/10, C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 4500 0700.

Exhibition of products created by designers, artisans and entrepreneurs on April 6 and 7from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road. Sale of garden accessories, home decor, craft, artefacts, home furnishings, clothes, textiles, paper jewellery and fashion jewellery. There will be a series of 4 clay workshops by Malini Kalyanam on April 6 for adults and children. For details call 91765 67018.

A exhibition cum sale of ethnic wear for babies and girls on at C. P. Art Centre, Mini Hall on March 31. On display are kurtis, frocks, skirts, salwar kameez materials and cotton hand block printed saris.

Ranees store (at 350 Ambujammal Street, TTK Road ) is celebrating its 2nd anniversary with sale of cotton saris, Bengal cotton, Ikat, dupattas and kurtis. On till April 7, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ph: 4211 3164.

Soumya is hosting is anniversary sale of saris and salwars from Andhra Pradesh and Jaipur at C. P. Art Centre, Eldams Road till April 1.


Brahma Kumaris Rajayoga Centre is having an exhibition on Raja Yoga on March 31 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 129 / 67, R. K. Mutt Road, Mandaveli. Join a Raja Yoga meditation camp from April 2 to 8 at the same venue.  For details call 2493 6660, 98406 96100.

A group painting exhibition ‘Mixed Media’ is on at Vinnyasa Premier Art Gallery, CIT Colony. On till March 31, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Another group display will be held here from March 31 to April 7, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Shri Navadurga Charitable Trust is conducting samashti upanayanam during the month of May – June. To join it, register on or before April 30. Panchanga Padanam and free distribution of Nandana year Panchangam will take place on April 13 at 3 p.m. For details contact 2493 9830, 99415 08484.

Sri Rama Navami Mahothsavam will be held on March 31 at Sri Siddhi Buddhi Sametha Sri Karpaga Vinayagar Temple at 11, 2nd Cross Street, R. A. Puram. Special abhishekam and sahasranamam for Sir Lakshmi Narayanar will be held in the morning. For more details call 2432 8084.

Sri Rama Navami celebration will be held on April 2 at Srinivasa Gandhi Nilayam, 332, Ambujammal Street, Alwarpet. Soundarya Ladies Association will render Sri Rama Nama Tharakam at 10.30 a.m. Open to all.


The April ‘mikeless’ Sunday Kutcheri in the Park features Kartik, a class 10 student of DAV Boys School, Gopalapuram in a vocal Carnatic music concert on April 1 at 6.30 a.m. at Nageswara Rao Park, Mylapore.  He will be accompanied on the mridangam by K. Sriram and on the violin by R. Selvaprasad. This is the 7th year of Sundaram Finance’s concert series in the park.For registration call 94450 34557 or 28521181

Balar Chithirai Kalai Vizha is  a competition for children and youth. This is open to students from schools and colleges and is organised by Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation. The registrations and selection will be held till April 15 at Mandavelipakkam. All competitions will be based on Tamizh language and culture. The finals will be held on April 21 and 22. For more details call 93826 98811 / 93810 38385 or log on to www.srimylaporetrio.in

This is a special veena concert rasikas will definitely want to attend. Maestro T N Seshagopalan is also a masetr on the veena. On March 31 evening, he will perform on the veena for the Musiri Chamber Concert series at the Musiri house in Alwarpet. Mridangam maestro T K Murthy accompanies him. Venue – 28/2, Musiri Subramaniam Road, Mylapore. Ph: 2499 2114. Open to all.

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